New International Version
They are from the world and therefore speak from the viewpoint of the world, and the world listens to them.
King James Bible
They are of the world: therefore speak they of the world, and the world heareth them.
Darby Bible Translation
*They* are of the world; for this reason they speak [as] of the world, and the world hears them.
World English Bible
They are of the world. Therefore they speak of the world, and the world hears them.
Young's Literal Translation
They -- of the world they are; because of this from the world they speak, and the world doth hear them;
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CommentaryClarke's Commentary on the Bible
Ye are of God - Ye are under the influence of the Divine Spirit, and have overcome them - your testimony, proceeding from the Spirit of Christ, has invalidated theirs which has proceeded from the influence of Satan; for greater is the Holy Spirit which is in you, than the spirit which is in the world.
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The one who comes from above is above all; the one who is from the earth belongs to the earth, and speaks as one from the earth. The one who comes from heaven is above all.
But he continued, "You are from below; I am from above. You are of this world; I am not of this world.
If you belonged to the world, it would love you as its own. As it is, you do not belong to the world, but I have chosen you out of the world. That is why the world hates you.
I have given them your word and the world has hated them, for they are not of the world any more than I am of the world.
They are not of the world, even as I am not of it.
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